Tag: Folklore StudiesPage 1 of 3

Article: “A Survey of Contemporary Bai Craft Practices in the Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan, China” in Museum Anthropology Review 16(1-2)

Jason Baird Jackson , November 14th, 2022


I am very happy to note a new co-authored article titled “A Survey of Contemporary Bai Craft Practices in the Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan, China.” It was…


→open access – Shreds and Patches

Article: “Basketry among Two Peoples of Northern Guangxi, China” in Asian Ethnology 81(1-2)

Jason Baird Jackson , November 13th, 2022


I am very happy to note the publication of “Basketry among Two Peoples of Northern Guangxi, China” in the latest double issue of Asian Ethnology. This article is…


→open access – Shreds and Patches

Article: “Towards Wider Framings: World-Systems Analysis and Folklore Studies” in Journal of Ethnology and Folkloristics 16(1)

Jason Baird Jackson , November 13th, 2022


Page one of the article “Towards Wider Framings” as typeset for the Journal of Ethnology and Folkloristics. I am happy to report that my article “Towards Wider Framings:…


→Shreds and Patches

Guest Post: On Changes in the American Folklore Society Annual Meeting Program

Jason Baird Jackson , May 30th, 2021


I am very happy to share this guest post by Tim Lloyd. The American Folklore Society’s annual meeting is the high point of the professional year for the…


→Shreds and Patches

Native North American Studies at the AFS Annual Meetings, 1990-1994

Jason Baird Jackson , December 22nd, 2020


I have been away from the project for some time, but I have resumed my journey through the programs of the annual meetings of the American Folklore Society….


→Shreds and Patches

Native North American Studies at the AFS Annual Meetings of the 1980s

Jason Baird Jackson , November 12th, 2020


Less than 100 papers were presented at the American Folklore Society meetings in the decade of 1900-1909. More than 3500 papers and films were presented during the decade…


→Shreds and Patches

Bamboo Basket Hampers Used by Tobacco Farmers in Nanhua County, Yunnan, China

Jason Baird Jackson , November 5th, 2020


While doing background work on FEI Xiaotong and ZHANG Zhiyi’s studies of the basketry industry(*) in Yunnan, China, my colleague W. discovered this webpage with a pair of…


→Shreds and Patches

Native North American Studies in the Work of the American Folklore Society during the First Decade of the 20th Century (1900-1909)

Jason Baird Jackson , November 4th, 2020


This is another post in a series devoted to better understanding the place of Native North American and First Nations studies within the field of folklore studies as…


→Shreds and Patches

In the Beginning: Native North American Studies in the American Folklore Society to 1899

Jason Baird Jackson , October 30th, 2020


The two most recent posts in this series considered the state of Native North American and First Nations studies within the American Folklore Society (AFS) through the lens…


→Shreds and Patches

Native North American Studies in the Journal of American Folklore During the 2000s and 2010s

Jason Baird Jackson , October 30th, 2020


Carrying forward from the previous post on the Journal of American Folklore (JAF) during the 1980s and 1990s, my focus here is the presence and absence of Native…


→Shreds and Patches

Native North American Studies in the Journal of American Folklore During the 1980s and 1990s

Jason Baird Jackson , October 29th, 2020


In this post I continue considering the absence and presence of Native North American and First Nations studies within the work of the American Folklore Society. Please look…


→Shreds and Patches

And Now for the 1970s: Native North American and First Nations Folklore Studies After the Field Gets Big

Jason Baird Jackson , October 26th, 2020


Here is the next in my series on the presence and absence of Native North American and First Nations studies in the work of the American Folklore Society,…


→Shreds and Patches

The 1940s: JAF and Zumwalt’s American Folklore Scholarship

Jason Baird Jackson , October 23rd, 2020


This series of posts are not attempting to achieve the rigor of a formal article or book. I am working in incremental bits for myself looking at some…


→Shreds and Patches

Native American and First Nations Studies at the American Folklore Society Meetings During the 1930s

Jason Baird Jackson , October 20th, 2020


This is a fifth post in a series on the presence and absence of Native American and First Nations studies within the life of the American Folklore Society…


→Shreds and Patches

The 1930s from the Perspective of the Journal of American Folklore

Jason Baird Jackson , October 20th, 2020


This is the sixth post in the series looking at the presence and absence of Native North American and First Nations scholars and scholarship from the work and…


→Shreds and Patches

Native American and First Nations Studies at the American Folklore Society Meetings During the 1960s

Jason Baird Jackson , October 20th, 2020


In a fourth series post on the presence and absence of Native American and First Nations studies within the life of the American Folklore Society, I pick up…


→Shreds and Patches

3-2-1 Launch! Material Culture and Heritage Studies Laboratory

Jason Baird Jackson , September 30th, 2020


The pandemic slows all work beyond bare necessity, but good things can happen amid the difficulties of the present. Over the summer, with a small but mighty crew…


→Shreds and Patches

Sowei Mask Repairs in Focus: Material Interpretation and Object Itineraries (Lecture)

Jason Baird Jackson , May 6th, 2020


Sowei Mask Repairs in Focus: Material Interpretation and Object Itineraries A Material Culture Studies Lecture by Kristin Otto Thursday May 14, 2020 2–3 p.m. (EST) Email Jason Jackson…


→Shreds and Patches

#AFSAM19: Material Culture and Heritage Studies in Northern Guangxi, China

Jason Baird Jackson , October 26th, 2019


A title slide showing key project sites in the Dong areas of Guangxi and Guizhou. Shreds and Patches has been quieter than usual as I work my way…


→Shreds and Patches

Wedding Clothes and the Osage Community: A Giving Heritage

Jason Baird Jackson , October 22nd, 2019


It is a great moment for a great project. Some Shreds and Patches readers will remember when, in 2017, the Mathers Museum of World Cultures hosted the special…


→Shreds and Patches

“Framing Sukkot” Author, Curator Gabrielle Berlinger to Speak at MMWC

Jason Baird Jackson , October 1st, 2019


At the Mathers Museum of World Cultures, we have already had some very special public events at this fall semester. If you’ve attended some of these events, you…


→Shreds and Patches

“At Home and Abroad: Reflections on Collaborative Museum Ethnography at the Mathers Museum of World Cultures”

Jason Baird Jackson , September 11th, 2019


I am happy to note the publication of a paper in Museum Anthropology reporting on, and considering, the work of two collaborative projects of the Mathers Museum of…


→Shreds and Patches

The Seventh Forum on China-US Folklore and Intangible Cultural Heritage: Collaborative Work in Museum Folklore and Heritage Studies

Jason Baird Jackson , July 3rd, 2019


The following is a report on The Seventh Forum on China-US Folklore and Intangible Cultural Heritage: Collaborative Work in Museum Folklore and Heritage Studies (第七届中美民俗学与非物质文化遗产论坛: 博物馆民俗与遗产研究的协作工作). …


→Shreds and Patches

Material Culture Journalism, 7

Jason Baird Jackson , January 14th, 2019


The Material Culture students do not know about Material Culture Journalism yet. Maybe this week I’ll mention it to them. Day one was surely an overload as it…


→Shreds and Patches